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5 DIY New Year’s Decorations

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collard greens

4. A Lucky Collard Bouquet

If the ornament trees weren’t your thing, there are still options that you can use to avoid buying those cut flowers!

You’ll still need some fallen branches for this project. Instead of hanging ornaments on them, though, you’ll raid your fabric and vintage button stash for some little scraps to create fabric flowers. Arrange them in vases with one or two leaves of collard greens, another lucky New Year’s food.

The best part about this arrangement? You can stash the flowers for next time you need some DIY decor, and cook up the collards on New Year’s day!

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Image Credit: Collard Greens photo via Thinkstock

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Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!


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4:17PM PST on Dec 13, 2013

Kind of kooky...thanks for sharing.

12:21PM PST on Dec 6, 2012

Thanks for the ideas.

10:11PM PST on Dec 4, 2012


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5:45PM PST on Jan 3, 2012

No New Years party here. Did chill with a friend though, but not because of the holiday.

4:04PM PST on Jan 2, 2012


10:13AM PST on Jan 2, 2012

liked some of this

11:17PM PST on Dec 31, 2011

The ornament trees look nifty. It's not a good idea to decorate with anything edible if you have pets.

10:01PM PST on Dec 31, 2011

thanks for the advice....

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